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Leafs 1, Wings 0: Classy, Underrated Win - Pension Plan Puppets
Leafs.....win? You'll have to excuse me; I haven't needed to put those two words in a sentence much lately.
Calgary Inferno's Clarkson Cup win a celebration of a growing women's game - Pension Plan Puppets
The Calgary Inferno brought down Les Canadiennes 8-3 for their first ever Clarkson Cup; but the game was about much more than that.
Other Leafs Writing
Monday Mailbag: Justin is Back | The LeafsNation
"Today we're talking Morgan Rielly, William Nylander, the 2016 Draft and Connor Brown, amongst a bunch of other things."
Marlies close out weekend with pair of losses | The LeafsNation
"The last time we sat down, the topic-du-jour was the Toronto Marlies' new-found mortality and how they shook through it with a blowout win against the Portland Pirates. At the same time, though, we also talked about how Sheldon Keefe believed that the team was entering their toughest weekend of hockey yet."
Draft Pick Worth vs. Active Player Value: A look at the Maple Leafs’ deadline moves
"In the spirit of the (now passed) trade deadline, I want to take a quick look at answering the following question: How can we reasonably compare the value of a draft pick to the value of an active player?"
2016 NHL Draft Aggregate Player Rankings — March 12
"Minor changes to the rankings this month: Bob McKenzie’s rankings were added. They were originally left out because they rankings because they were supposed to be an indicator of draft position instead of actual talent level."
Around the League
Filpula Has Upper Body Injury
The team confirmed midway through their contest against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday afternoon that Filppula, who had exited the game earlier with an upper body injury, would not be returning to the ice during this particular game.
Laing, Pride, Celebrate NWHL Championship
"The Boston Pride made sure Deanna Laing was involved when they swept a best-of-3 series against the Buffalo Beauts to win the National Women's Hockey League's first championship this weekend in Newark, N.J."
Malkin Out 6-8 Weeks
"Malkin appeared to injure his left arm Friday during a 3-2 win at the Columbus Blue Jackets when he collided with Blue Jackets defenseman Dalton Prout."
Dalton Prout sucker punches Nikita Kucherov; discipline coming?
"Nikita Kucherov exited in the second following a sucker punch from Dalton Prout as the teams scrummed behind the Lightning net."
Crosby's Resurgence Due to Coaching Change
"Coach Mike Johnston was fired 10 games later, and replaced by Sullivan on Dec. 12. Since that point, Crosby has 48 points in 38 games, which is tied with Joe Thornton of the San Jose Sharks for most in the NHL in that span."